Cool Under Heat

Album: Cut The Crap (1985)

Songfacts®:

  • This was of many songs on the much-maligned Cut the Crap record which was heavily criticized by music reviewers at the time of its release. The lyrics are much more swaggering and one-dimensional from singer Joe Strummer, who appears to be trying too hard to come across as a cool Punk rocker and recapture the anger of his earlier lyrics for The Clash. "Where's his knack for a well-turned phrase?" asked critic Mat Snow in his NME review of the record.

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